The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection

The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection


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  • Author: Alejandro de Quesada
  • Illustrator: Stephen Walsh
  • Short code: MAA 437
  • Publication Date: 7 Feb 2007
  • Number of Pages: 48
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This book details the uniforms and weapons of the American, Spanish, Cuban and Filipino forces involved in the United States Army's first overseas war. In 1898 the USA took the decision to intervene in the Cuban war of independence against Spain, and to expel the last vestige of European colonial rule from the Americas. This also led to the US acquiring rule over the Philippine Islands; and there, US troops were sent into the jungle to fight a "colonial” war of their own, against Filipino insurgents unwilling to exchange one master for another. The text is illustrated with rare early photographs and color plates.

Biographical Note

ALEXANDRO M.DE QUESADA, a Fellow in the Company of Military Historians, has written numerous books on militaria and on Florida's military past. His latest work for Osprey includes Elite 137, The Mexican Revolution 1910-1920. He operates AdeQ Historical Archives Inc, providing his services as a museum and film consultant, and has recently worked on the History Channel's three-hour documentary on the Spanish-American War. In addition, Mr de Quesada has served as 7th District Historian for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. He lives in Tampa, Florida, USA.Stephen Walsh studied art at the North East Wales Institute. Since then he has worked mainly for the American historical board-game market, fulfilling a lifelong interest in historical subjects. His American works include the best-selling Settlers of Catan. He has also produced many pieces of artwork inspired by J R R Tolkien. He is married with two children and lives in Macclesfield.


Historical introduction - Chronology of campaigns - US expeditionary forces - Spanish forces - Cuban forces - Filipino forces - Biblio - Long plates commentaries

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